Japan fabric design two tones 1865

Modern two tones Japan fabric design. Textil ornament

Japan fabric design 1865

 Japan fabric design two tones 1865

Woven fabric with two tones.
Art Japonais moderne – Tissus Étoffe a deux tons.

This disposition, wich presents a gold net work and flowers turned into ornaments on a blue ground, might be applied to a mural decoration or to paper hangings.

Note:  Large mummy with a false head, from the dead field of Ancon.

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